ALGORAND

 


Algorand is the first open, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake (POS) blockchain, with immediate transaction finality, without forking. Algorand was created by cryptography pioneer, Turing award winner and MIT professor, Silvio Micali. The Algorand blockchain token is called "ALGO".

Coinbase and Circle Add Algorand Blockchain to Multi-Chain USDC Stablecoin Framework—Faster than Ethereum
Coinbase and Circle Centre Consortium have expanded USDC from Ethereum to Algorand’s blockchain as part of its multi-chain USDC framework.
Coinbase CEO Armstrong and Tech Giant Apple Butt Heads over Crypto and dApps
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has voiced his disappointment over Apple’s lack of flexibility on decentralized applications (dApps) operating on its App store.
Algorand Protocol Stateful Smart Contract Upgrade Targets Scalable DeFi Solutions and Dapps
Algorand is entering the decentralized finance (DeFI) ecosystem with its new highly scalable stateful smart contract capabilities.
Algorand’s Listing on Coinbase Sparked 30% Price Surge and New All-Time High Market Capitalization
US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has listed Algorand on its platform. According to the Coinbase announcement, Algorand (ALGO) has been made available on Coinbase.com and its Apple and Android apps.
Chainalysis Secures $13M From Ribbit Capital and Sound Ventures, Continuing to Fuel Crypto Adoption
Chainalysis announced that it has secured an additional $13 million in a strategic investment from Ribbit Capital and Sound Ventures during its Series B investment round, taking its total to $49 million.
The Algorand Foundation to Integrate Chainalysis KYT for Transaction Monitoring and Compliance
The Algorand Foundation will be leveraging Chainalysis’ Know Your Transaction (KYT) for transaction monitoring and compliance processes after its integration.
How Blockchain Technology is Helping to Fight the Novel COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus disease has changed our lives in unprecedented ways. With the imminent lockdown caused by the virus, several reorganizations had to be implemented to keep our lives going. This brief analysis highlights some of the key ways that the application of Blockchain Technology is helping in the fight against the COVID-19 disease and pandemic.
Algorand's Blockchain Based COVID-19 Global Survey Shares Real-Time Public Pandemic Data
Algorand, the first pure proof-of-stake (POS) blockchain created by cryptography pioneer and Turing award winner Silvio Micali, has launched a global Coronavirus (Covid-19) survey. The company published a blog post on March 27 announcing its ‘IReportCovid’ survey app. The aim of the survey is to compile a public database to share information on the spread, status, and symptoms of the COVID-19 pandemic and give updates in “real-time.”
World's First National Digital Currency to Be Built on Algorand
World’s First National Digital Currency to Be Built on Algorand
Tether becomes First Stablecoin to be Integrated into Algorand 2.0 Blockchain
Tether, a reputable stablecoin provider, has incorporated its U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin USDT into Algorand’s blockchain ecosystem. Tether’s presence on Algorand will facilitate block confirmation in less than four seconds and transaction fees will be a fraction of a cent.

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